California film and TV credit application window


The California Film Commission has issued a production alert regarding the upcoming application window that will run from June 18–22, 2018. (Production Alert, California Film Commission (June 11, 2018)) The application window is for non-independent and independent films that meet certain qualifications:

  • For non-independent feature films (non-transferable tax credit), the credit will apply to a maximum qualified spend of $100 million with no total budget cap;
  • For independent films (transferable tax credits), the credit will apply to a maximum qualified spend of $10 million with no total budget cap.

Projects that rank in the top 200% (double the number of projects for which funding is available) will be notified by June 25, 2018, to submit Phase II documents. Credit allocation letters will be issued on July 23, 2018.